Long Distance Moving FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

You have questions, and we have answers. Below, you’ll find a comprehensive list of frequently asked questions about long distance moving within the US.

Residential Long Distance Moving in the USA

Look for licensing, insurance, customer reviews, and transparent pricing. It’s also important to check their experience with long distance moves such as ours.

Ideally, book your move at least 6-8 weeks in advance to ensure availability and sufficient planning time.

Services typically include packing, loading, transportation, unloading, unpacking, and sometimes storage solutions. We offer all of these solutions.

Costs are generally based on the distance of the move, the weight of your belongings, and any additional services required, such as packing or storage.

Most professional moving companies offer basic insurance coverage, but you can usually purchase additional insurance for extra protection.

Movers typically cannot transport hazardous materials, perishable goods, plants, pets, and personal valuables like jewelry and important documents.

Clear walkways, label boxes, and ensure that all items are packed securely. Disassemble large furniture if needed, and make sure all boxes are sealed and labeled.

Keep valuables like jewelry, important documents, and personal electronics with you during the move.

Many moving companies such as ours offer vehicle transportation services as part of their long distance moving packages.

Many moving companies such as ours offer storage solutions where your belongings can be securely stored until your new home is ready.

Plan for your pets to travel with you. Ensure they have proper carriers and make arrangements for pet-friendly lodging if necessary.

Use plenty of cushioning materials, such as bubble wrap and packing paper. Clearly label these boxes as fragile and ensure they are packed tightly to prevent movement.

Many moving companies provide tracking options so you can monitor the progress of your move.

Confirm all details with your moving company, have a plan for the order of moving items, and keep essential items and documents accessible.

Yes, you can pack your own items, but be aware that professional packing services are often more secure and can save you time.

Schedule the disconnection of utilities at your old home and setup at your new home ahead of time to ensure a smooth transition.

Notify your moving company as soon as possible to adjust your schedule and accommodate the new moving date.

Declutter and get rid of items you don’t need, pack your own belongings, and move during off-peak times to potentially lower costs.

Check all items for damage, ensure all boxes have arrived, and begin unpacking starting with essential items.

Business and Corporate Relocation in the USA

Consider the company’s experience, reputation, range of services, customer reviews, and their ability to handle the specific needs of your business such as ours.

It’s advisable to start planning at least 6-12 months in advance, depending on the size and complexity of your move.

Services often include project management, packing and unpacking, transportation, office setup, IT equipment handling, and storage solutions.

Costs are generally based on factors such as the size of the move, distance, amount of equipment, and any additional services required.

Yes, most professional moving companies have the expertise to safely pack, transport, and set up sensitive IT equipment.

Plan thoroughly, communicate effectively with your employees, and choose a moving company that offers efficient and organized relocation services.

Typically, hazardous materials, perishable goods, and personal valuables should not be transported by the moving company.

Ensure all items are labeled, files are packed securely, and any large equipment is disassembled if necessary. Communicate clearly with your employees about their roles in the process.

Keep confidential documents secure by packing them separately and ensuring they are transported with the highest level of security.

Yes, many moving companies offer setup services to arrange furniture, equipment, and workstations at your new location.

Coordinate with your moving company to manage employee relocations, including packing and transporting their workspaces and personal items if necessary.

Use sturdy boxes, label each box with its contents and destination, and pack fragile items with adequate cushioning to prevent damage.

Keep communication open, provide clear instructions, and involve them in the planning process to ensure they are well-prepared and comfortable with the move.

Plan for the disassembly and reassembly of large equipment, ensure proper handling of inventory, and coordinate closely with your moving company to minimize operational disruptions.

Work with a moving company that specializes in IT relocations, and ensure thorough planning and secure handling of all data and equipment.

Confirm all details with your moving company, ensure all items are packed and labeled, and communicate the moving plan with all employees.

Schedule the disconnection of services at your old location and set up utilities, internet, and other services at your new office ahead of time.

Supervise the unloading and setup, check for any damages, and ensure that all workstations and equipment are properly arranged to resume operations quickly.

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